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Malawi: Driving across the Warm Heart of Africa - Part 3

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Malawi: Driving across the Warm Heart of Africa - Part 3

The last leg of our road trip across Malawi, the Land of Smiles - time to relax after intense safari travel. And what a way to chill! Lake Malawi is the place of dreams. Little to no tourists, it felt like being lost in the Caribbean Islands. Snorkelling, great food (read Day 9 just to get an idea!!), Fish Eagles and the Lake of Stars….have a read about our adventures off the beaten track! To read about Part 1 (here) and Part 2 (here) simply follow the links :)

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Malawi: Driving across the Warm Heart of Africa - Part 2

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Malawi: Driving across the Warm Heart of Africa - Part 2

The second leg of our Malawian road-trip took us to Liwonde National Park. After getting stuck, rescued by the British Army, loosing our hydraulic steering in the dark, we hoped our Safari in Liwonde would help us relax a bit. With breathtaking floodplains, tsetse flies and tracking cheetahs, join us on this adventure in one of Malawi’s most beautiful Wildlife Reserves.

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Trekking (and tracking) for the gorillas in the DRC

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Trekking (and tracking) for the gorillas in the DRC

Join me as I go looking for the beautiful, endangered and imposing Silverback Gorillas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mosnter ants, broken radio, machetes, armed rangers, emotion and beauty, this was one of the most beautiful encounters I’ve had the chance to experience. Find tips and anecdotes, alongside a detailed story of a unique adventure.

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Travelling to the DRC: From the heart of Kigali to the 'Heart of Darkness'

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Travelling to the DRC: From the heart of Kigali to the 'Heart of Darkness'

Welcome to my travel and photography blog! Feel free to comment any questions below or contact me if you'd like advice on going to the DRC :) Most of the pictures here are from iPhone, but if you want to see my pro photos, check out my Virunga Gallery.

At the ripe age of 15, I did a work placement for my school at WWF - UK.  That’s when I heard about Virunga National Park for the first time. A few months later, they officially launched their campaign against Soco, a British company seeking to drill oil in the National Heritage site - which was completely prohibited by Congolese law.  

4 years later,  as a young conservationist completing her second year at university, and preparing an internship at The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya, I thought it was the right time for me to visit Virunga. Things were more stable politically, although with Kabila cancelling the elections in the DRC -meant to take place on 21st August 2017 - I didn’t know if I’d have another opportunity.

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